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of nfl today cbs james brown and real referee terry mccauley. it's so great to have you both here. to your knowledge, is there a tentative deal in place and, if not, what's standing in the way? >> the last notice we got early this afternoon, there is no deal imminent at this moment. >> no deal imminent. so despite the reports from cbs, you say those are premature basically. >> correct. they are closer from what we've heard but not imminent. >> i've got to get your sense of that monday night call. what would you have called? >> i guess as an official, i can't publicly talk about other official's calls. can i go into the rule and it's -- i can go into the rule and it's pretty straightforward that the player who goes up and gets it first, if he can complete the catch coming to the ground, it's his football. >> to your mind, you can't comment on it. fans think it was so egregious and horrible we all know what we're talking about. is there a possibility they were wrong on that? >> there's always a possibility they were wrong, but i'm not going to go there and publicly criticize. >> all
. that is especially good news for the ravens. they've got a game with the browns tonight. our own kristen berset is at m&t stadium in baltimore with more on that. what's the story? >> reporter: hey, derek, yeah, that's right. the league wanted these real officials back as soon as possible. so they said the deal was done early this morning like you said, but they haven't officially signed anything. commissioner roger goodell lifted the lockout so they could have the officials back for tonight's ravens/browns game, big deal. things will try and get back to normal. many of the changes with the real refs back may not be completely obvious to viewers, but you may notice it's smoother and a quicker paced game, less stoppage to figure out what's going on. more importantly it's about the trust that the players and coaches have with these officials. now the two sides worked hard to end this lockout, one that went a little longer than expected. >> i think there was pressure on all of us to get an agreement from the get go. i don't think anybody wanted to go into using replacement officials. i don't think
will meet the cleveland browns tonight, stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, savannah, well, the fans pouring into the stadium are relieved. tonight, they get real, full-time nfl referees. now they won't vote on the deal until saturday, but the lockout was lifted today. you can bet every call they make here tonight will be closely watched. there is added excitement in baltimore, america's game desperately needed a good call. late wednesday night, it got one. the tentative deal struck between the owners and the official union and the three-week incident on the football field. tonight, the replacement referees are out, and the regular ones are in. not a moment too soon, say many at the stadium. >> guys, great job, go for it. >> i am sure they are nice people, they tried their best, they're in way over their head. >> reporter: the pressure was on for the nfl commissioner, roger goodell, to get it fixed. they missed an interference call and gave seattle a controversial win over green bay. >> i think it was the fact they kept pushing us, this was the right thing for the game, the
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